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Rise in Drainer-as-a-Service attacks lead to high-profile breaches
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cryptocurrency
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The rise in Drainer-as-a-Service (DaaS) cyber crimes indicates growing threats to social media accounts and cryptocurrency safety, including high-profile breaches.
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Proofpoint to acquire AI cybersecurity firm Tessian in strategic move
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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microsoft
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endpoint protection
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Cybersecurity giant Proofpoint is set to acquire AI firm Tessian, bolstering its defences against email-based threats.
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Kaspersky uncovers 3-year old supply chain attack campaign
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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endpoint protection
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edr
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kaspersky
Kaspersky identifies new Linux-targeting malware campaign using infected Free Download Manager software, stealing sensitive information.
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Secureworks identifies malicious Qakbot ransomware campaign
Wed, 30th Aug 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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Secureworks' Counter Threat Unit researchers have long maintained active monitoring of the botnet and detected the disruption activity on August 25.
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Cloudflare and IBM work to combat malicious bot traffic
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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endpoint protection
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edr
Cloudflare has announced that IBM Cloud Internet Services, powered by Cloudflare, has expanded its offering to include Cloudflare Bot Management.
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APJ commerce web attacks surpass 1.15 billion - report
Wed, 14th Jun 2023
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endpoint protection
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edr
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akamai
Akamai finds that in APJ more than 1.15 billion web attacks were recorded in the commerce sector, across retail and hotel and travel verticals.
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Check Point reveals top malware and vulnerabilities in April 2023
Tue, 16th May 2023
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endpoint protection
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malware
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advanced persistent threat protection
Researchers uncovered a substantial Qbot malspam campaign distributed through malicious PDF files attached to emails seen in multiple languages.
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ESET shares key changes in world of advanced persistent threat activity
Thu, 11th May 2023
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endpoint protection
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advanced persistent threat protection
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edr
ESET releases APT Activity Report, revealing China-aligned threat actors targeting Europe and Iran-aligned group deploying new backdoor in Israel.
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Noname and IBM team up to deliver advanced API security
Fri, 28th Apr 2023
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endpoint protection
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data protection
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edr
Noname Security collaborates with IBM to enhance API security and protect customers from vulnerabilities and design flaws.
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Zimperium reveals new Android threat 'the Schoolyard Bully'
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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smartphones
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endpoint protection
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technology gifts
Zimperium has revealed details of a newly discovered Android threat campaign that has been stealing Facebook credentials from unsuspecting users since 2018.
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Kaspersky uncovers details about active cyber-espionage campaign
Tue, 13th Sep 2022
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endpoint protection
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edr
Nearly 10 years since experts unmasked an active cyber-espionage campaign, the state-sponsored group continues to show prolific updating of tactics.
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Research: 61% of companies have suffered an insider attack in last 12 months
Thu, 3rd Sep 2020
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61% of firms hit by insider attacks as cyber threats soar, finds Bitglass.
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Are Asian nations too relaxed about cybersecurity?
Wed, 28th Jun 2017
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edutech
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endpoint protection
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edr
People from some Asian countries, particularly Japan, are less concerned about cybersecurity, according to a study from Carnegie Mellon University.
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When innocent mistakes turn into costly problems
Mon, 1st May 2017
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endpoint protection
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edr
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cyberark
Study reveals how insiders' blunders cost firms dearly, with 99% facing such issues in the last two years.
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Forcepoint launches new security tool to stop 'risky' behaviour in its tracks
Tue, 13th Sep 2016
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endpoint protection
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casb
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edr
Forcepoint is taking on the cybersecurity scene in Australia with the launch of its SureView Insider Threat tool to help organisations battle threats.
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Ruthless cybercriminals are blackmailing & recruiting telecom 'insiders'
Thu, 25th Aug 2016
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endpoint protection
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edr
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cybersecurity
Telecoms firms increasingly targeted by cybercriminals, including via insiders and blackmail, says Kaspersky Labs.
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Imperva adds 100 new customers
Thu, 15th Apr 2010
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breach prevention
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endpoint protection
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edr
Performance of the Australia and New Zealand markets has contributed to record growth in Q1.